Fedora 17 : openssl-1.0.0i-1.fc17 (2012-6343)

high Nessus Plugin ID 58888
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Upstream security update fixing CVE-2012-2110 - memory corruption in when reading ASN.1 structures through BIO interface.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected openssl package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=814185

http://www.nessus.org/u?8cb551b8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58888

File Name: fedora_2012-6343.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 4/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2110

FEDORA: 2012-6343